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There are 8 ways to get from Tupiza to Oruro by bus, train, car or plane

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Bus Expreso Diamante  •  12 h 9 min

  1. Take the bus from Tupiza to Oruro

$33 - $40

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Train  •  12 h 46 min

  1. Take the train from Tupiza to Oruro Expreso del Sur / ...

$7 - $29

6 alternative options

Bus Trans Illimani  •  15 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Tupiza to Potosí
  2. Take the bus from Potosí to Oruro

$34

Drive  •  7 h 40 min

  1. Drive from Tupiza to Oruro 333.1 miles

$25 - $40

Bus to Tarija, fly to Cochabamba, bus  •  13 h 48 min

  1. Take the bus from Tupiza to Tarija
  2. Fly from Tarija (TJA) to Cochabamba (CBB) TJA - CBB
  3. Take the bus from Cochabamba to Oruro

$94 - $247

Train to Uyuni, fly to La Paz, bus  •  11 h 15 min

  1. Take the train from Tupiza to Uyuní
  2. Fly from Uyuni (UYU) to La Paz (LPB) UYU - LPB
  3. Take the bus from La Paz to Oruro

$143 - $420

Bus to Tarija, fly to La Paz, bus  •  12 h 11 min

  1. Take the bus from Tupiza to Tarija
  2. Fly from Tarija (TJA) to La Paz (LPB) TJA - LPB
  3. Take the bus from La Paz to Oruro

$131 - $225

Bus to Potosi, fly to Cochabamba, bus  •  12 h 51 min

  1. Take the bus from Tupiza to Potosí
  2. Fly from Potosi (POI) to Cochabamba (CBB) POI - CBB
  3. Take the bus from Cochabamba to Oruro

$108 - $184

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Tupiza to Oruro is to train which costs $7 - $29 and takes 12 h 46 min.

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The quickest way to get from Tupiza to Oruro is to drive which costs $25 - $40 and takes 7 h 40 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Tupiza to Oruro. However, there are services departing from Tupiza and arriving at Oruro via Potosí. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 15 h 15 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Tupiza and arriving at Oruro. Services depart four times a week, and operate Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday. The journey takes approximately 12 h 46 min.

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The distance between Tupiza and Oruro is 413 km. The road distance is 533 km.

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The best way to get from Tupiza to Oruro without a car is to bus which takes 12 h 9 min and costs $30 - $40.

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It takes approximately 12 h 9 min to get from Tupiza to Oruro, including transfers.

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Tupiza to Oruro bus services, operated by Expreso Tupiza SRL, depart from Tupiza station.

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Tupiza to Oruro train services, operated by Empresa Ferroviaria Andina S.A, depart from Tupiza station.

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The best way to get from Tupiza to Oruro is to bus which takes 12 h 9 min and costs $30 - $40. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $7 - $29 and takes 12 h 46 min.

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Map of how to get from Tupiza to Oruro.
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  • Distance: 258 miles
  • Duration: 12 h 9 min

What companies run services between Tupiza, Bolivia and Oruro, Bolivia?

Expreso Diamante operates a bus from Tupiza to Oruro once daily. Tickets cost $14 and the journey takes 12 h. Trans Del Sur 20 de Mayo also services this route once daily. Alternatively, Empresa Ferroviaria Andina S.A operates a train from Tupiza to Oruro 4 times a week. Tickets cost $7 - $29 and the journey takes 12 h 46 min.

Airlines
Boliviana de Aviación
Website
boa.bo
Flights from Tarija to Cochabamba
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $200
Flights from Tarija to Cochabamba via Sucre
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$60 - $200
Flights from Tarija to Cochabamba via La Paz
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$95 - $230
Flights from Uyuni to La Paz
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Flights from Tarija to La Paz
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $150
Flights from Tarija to La Paz via Cochabamba
Ave. Duration
2 h 18 min
When
Tuesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $150
Flights from Tarija to La Paz via Sucre
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $150
Flights from Potosi to Cochabamba
Ave. Duration
40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $190
Eco Jet
Website
ecojet.bo
Flights from Tarija to Cochabamba
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$30 - $230
Amaszonas
Website
amaszonas.com
Flights from Uyuni to La Paz
Ave. Duration
42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $700
Train operators
Empresa Ferroviaria Andina S.A
Phone
(+591-2) 2184555 / 4566
Website
fca.com.bo
Train from Tupiza to Oruro
Ave. Duration
12 h 46 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$7 - $29
Schedules at
fca.com.bo
Book at
ticketsbolivia.com.bo
Wara Wara del Sur - Popular
$7 - $9
Wara Wara del Sur - Salon
$10 - $13
Expreso del Sur - Salon
$13 - $17
Wara Wara del Sur - Ejecutivo
$23 - $29
Train from Tupiza to Uyuní
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$3 - $12
Schedules at
fca.com.bo
Book at
ticketsbolivia.com.bo
Wara Wara del Sur - Popular
$3 - $4
Wara Wara del Sur - Salon
$4 - $6
Expreso del Sur - Salon
$5 - $7
Wara Wara del Sur - Ejecutivo
$9 - $12
Bus operators
Expreso Diamante
Phone
+591 71272930 / 2 6244430
Website
facebook.com
Bus from Tupiza to Oruro
Ave. Duration
12 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$14
Schedules at
mi.lapaz.bo
Bus from Tupiza to Tarija
Ave. Duration
6 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
mi.lapaz.bo
Bus from Tupiza to Potosí
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12
Schedules at
mi.lapaz.bo
Trans Del Sur 20 de Mayo
Phone
+591 79382299
Website
facebook.com
Bus from Tupiza to Oruro
Ave. Duration
12 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$17
Schedules at
facebook.com
Expreso Tupiza SRL
Phone
(+591) 2 282153 / 5 972321 / 70469857 Tupiza / 70469858 Villazón
Email
info@expresotupiza.com.bo
Website
expresotupiza.com.bo
Bus from Tupiza to Potosí
Ave. Duration
9 h 35 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$18
Schedules at
expresotupiza.com.bo
Book at
andestransit.com
Trans Illimani
Phone
La Paz: +(591)77790564, +(591)63012818 / Potosí: +(591)2-6243343
Email
reservas@transillimani.com
Website
transillimani.com
Bus from Potosí to Oruro
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$16
Schedules at
es-la.facebook.com
Book at
andestransit.com
Bus from Tupiza to Potosí
Ave. Duration
9 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$17
Schedules at
es-la.facebook.com
Book at
andestransit.com
Trans Tours Juarez
Phone
+591 4 6631961
Website
facebook.com
Bus from Tupiza to Tarija
Ave. Duration
6 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$11
Schedules at
facebook.com
Trans Naser
Phone
+591 2 2280861
Bus from Cochabamba to Oruro
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$14
Schedules at
mi.lapaz.bo
Bus from La Paz to Oruro
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
mi.lapaz.bo
Nobleza
Phone
+591 4 4551499 Cochabamba /
Bus from Cochabamba to Oruro
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
sites.google.com
Air Bus Coral
Phone
+591 2 5275648
Website
facebook.com
Bus from Cochabamba to Oruro
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
facebook.com
Trans Azul
Phone
+591 5254060
Website
facebook.com
Bus from Cochabamba to Oruro
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
ticketsbolivia.com.bo
Book at
ticketsbolivia.com.bo
Trans Paraiso
Phone
+591 2 5261152 Oruro / 4 4559486 Cochabamba
Bus from Cochabamba to Oruro
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
cochabambabolivia.net
Transporte Aroma
Phone
(+591) 2281894
Website
es-la.facebook.com
Bus from La Paz to Oruro
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12
Schedules at
andestransit.com
Trans Aroma
Phone
+591 2 2281894
Bus from La Paz to Oruro
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
mi.lapaz.bo
Flota Urus
Phone
+591 2285556
Bus from La Paz to Oruro
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$12
Schedules at
ticketsbolivia.com.bo
Book at
ticketsbolivia.com.bo
Transportes Fenix
Phone
+591 2 24491160 / 4 4491160
Bus from La Paz to Oruro
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
mi.lapaz.bo
Transporte Andino
Phone
+(591) 22282155
Bus from La Paz to Oruro
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$12
Schedules at
andestransit.com
Transporte Interdepartamental 6 de agosto
Phone
+(591)71520995
Bus from La Paz to Oruro
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
andestransit.com
Trans Atlas
Phone
+531 2 2284899
Website
ticketsbolivia.com.bo
Bus from La Paz to Oruro
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
ticketsbolivia.com.bo
Autotransportes Tupiza
Phone
+591 68421233 Tupiza / 3 3311649 Santa Cruz / 2 6243044 Potosí
Website
facebook.com
Bus from Tupiza to Potosí
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
facebook.com

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The quickest flight from Tarija Airport to Cochabamba Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h.

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Tupiza to Oruro bus services, operated by Trans Illimani, arrive at Oruro station.

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Tupiza to Oruro train services, operated by Empresa Ferroviaria Andina S.A, arrive at Oruro station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Tupiza to Oruro is 533 km. It takes approximately 7 h 40 min to drive from Tupiza to Oruro.

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Eco Jet and Boliviana de Aviación offer flights from Tarija Airport to Cochabamba Airport.

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There are nine+ hotels available in Oruro. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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